Human Rights Related News Stories – Weekly Roundup

By: Aeneas Lavinium  – ICLA -  h/t to the NoisyRoom


Rep. Speier: U.S. Should ‘Create Refugee Status for Any Afghan Woman Who Wants to Leave the Country’ ( – 30 April.


Belgium Erasing Christianity for Islam (Gatestone Institute) – 30 April.

Bill to ban ‘unconstitutional’ foreign law dies on last day (The Miami Herald) – 3 May.


Prominent activist to be tried for insulting Morsi (The Times of Israel) – 2 May

Debate over Easter greetings roil Egypt’s sensitive religious tension (The Miami Herald) – 5 April.


20 dead in Muslim attack on Christian funeral (thecommentator) – 4 May.


Taliban threatening Sarabjit Singh’s lawyer, says Pakistan Human Rights Commission (NDTV) – 4 May.


Turkish Airlines bans air hostesses from wearing red lipstick and nail polish in new row over ‘creeping’ Islamic influence (MailOnline) – 3 May


Human Rights Watch selects proponent of terrorism as finalist for award (The Washington Times) – 1 May.

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